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Life about 250 million years ago was hard to come by. In fact, it was nearly non-existent. Scientists, studying why this period, known as the end-Permian event, lasted so long and have found a key ingredient: heat.
According to a new study, volcanic eruptions in what is now present-day China may have been the cause of mass extinction 260 million years ago.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.